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Stocks, bonds rise sharply as Fed keeps stimulus

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videoThe stock market is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve's surprise decision to keep its economic stimulus in place. Full story...
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Dow average drops NC-based Bank of America, adds Goldman Sachs, Nike and Visa

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The Dow Jones industrial average is swapping Bank of America for Goldman Sachs and also replacing Hewlett-Packard and Alcoa in a six-company shake up of the most widely known barometer of the US stock market. Full story...
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Nasdaq resumes stock trading after 3-hour outage

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videoTrading on the Nasdaq stock exchange is resuming after a three-hour halt caused by a technical glitch. Other exchanges were operating normally Thursday, and stocks rose slightly. Full story...
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Stocks surge in early trading after hiring climbs

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A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time ever. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Stock market crashed

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On October 29, 1929, the stock market crashed earning the day the epithet “Black Tuesday.” It was the beginning of the Great Depression. However, hard times hit North Carolina’s farmers before the Great Depression of the 1930s. Full story...
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Dow closes above 13,000 for first time since 2008

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The Dow Jones industrial average has closed above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, four months before the financial crisis. Full story...
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US stocks rise after big fall

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Bargain hunters are pushing stocks up in midday trading, and the Dow briefly was above 11,000. Full story...
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Dow average plunges 513, worst drop since 2008

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The stock market is finishing its worst day since the financial crisis. Full story...
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